Sony SVF15216SC Specification, with Intel Core i3-3227U and GeForce GT740M

Sony SVF15216SC notebook with Intel Core i3-3227U three generations of processor (clocked at 1.9GHz, 3MB three cache), 4GB DDR3L RAM, 500GB 5400 SATA hard drive, built-in DVD burner, Intel HD Graphics 4000 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M 2GB graphics card, support NVIDIA Optimus technology, 10/100 / 1000Mbps Ethernet card and IEEE 802.11b / g / n wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.0 + HS, support NFC functionality, but also with 1280 x 720 pixel camera, 15.5 inches display with a resolution of 1366 x 768, with a battery life of up to 4 hours, pre-installed Windows 8 operating system.

Sony SVF15216SC notebook has a DC IN port, LAN port, an ultra high-speed USB 3.0 interface, with charging function, a super high-speed USB 3.0 interface, two high-speed USB 2.0 port, HDMI output port, microphone jack, headphone jack and an SD memory card slot (compatible with SDHC, SDXC, does not support copyright protection), the weight of 2.5Kg.

ASUS N76VZ Specification, with Intel Core i7 3630QM and GeForce GT650M

ASUS N76VZ notebook with Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 3630QM processor (clocked at 2.4GHz, three cache 6MB), 8GB DDR3 memory, 750GB SATA 7200RPM hard drive, Intel HM76 chipset, built-in DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 4GB GDDR3 discrete graphics, 802.11b / g / n wireless LAN and 10/100 / 1000Mbps Ethernet card, Bluetooth 4.0 module, built-in high quality speaker and microphone, with the world’s top audio brand Bang OlufsenICEpower jointly developed vocal master SonicMasterPremium ASUS exclusive technology, with Waves MaxxAudio 3 audio tuning system, 17.3 inch LED-backlit Full-HD IPS widescreen (with a resolution of 1920 × 1080), the top of the screen there is a HD webcam, pre-installed Genuine Windows 8 system, in addition, also has 6-cell 5200mAh lithium Battery, the N76VZ keyboard is on sale at http://www.laptopultra.com/asus-n76vz-keyboard-p-74318.html.

Asus N76VZ notebook has a microphone input jack, headphone output jack, VGA port, four USB 3.0 port, RJ-45 port, HDMI interface, ASUS exclusive subwoofer interface and 4-in-1 card reader (SD / MS / MS Pro / MMC); weighs about 3.6Kg.

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Dell Inspiron 14R-2528 Specification, with Intel Core i5-3337U and GeForce GT 730M

Dell Inspiron 14R-2528 laptop with 14.0 inches (35.6cm) LED-backlit True-Life display with a resolution of 1366×768, with 1 million pixels digital microphone integrated HD webcam.

Dell Inspiron 14R-2528 with Intel Core i5-3337U processor (3MB cache / highest frequency 2.7GHz), 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz RAM (maximum 8GB), 500GB 5400RPM SATA hard drive, Intel Express Chipset HM76, the built-in tray loadable DVD +/- RW optical drive, NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M DDR3 2GB graphics card, with Waves MaxxAudio 4.0 professional-quality audio kit + Skullcandy speakers (two 2-watt), built-in Intel 2230 802.11n wireless LAN, Bluetooth v4.0, 10 / 100M Ethernet card; equipped with 6-cell 65 watt-hour lithium-ion battery, pre-installed Genuine Windows 8 64 bit operating system.

Dell Inspiron 14R-2528 has two USB 3.0,1 a USB 2.0, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port, HDMI v1.4a, headphone jack, microphone jack, Kensington anti-theft lock slot, power connector, 8-in-1 media card reader (SD / SDXC / SDHC / MMC / MMC + / MS / MS Pro / xD); weighs 2.12kg.

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HP Chromebook 11: How to enable developer mode

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HP Chromebook 11 is a thin and light laptop which runs Google’s Chrome OS software. But what if you want to break out of the confines of a browser-based operating system, access a command line terminal, repartition the storage space, or even install an alternate operating system?

Easy. Just enable developer mode.

Every chromebook that’s shipped to date has allowed users to switch to a developer mode which allows you to access settings and features that wouldn’t otherwise be available. The earliest models actually had physical developer switches. More recent chromebooks don’t have an actual switch, but you can enable developer mode by hitting a few keys on the keyboard.

Just hit Ctrl + Esc + Refresh and you’ll reboot to a scary screen that tells you OS verification is disabled. That’s the recovery screen. From there you can reboot into developer mode by pressing Ctrl + D.

Note that doing this will wipe all data from your device. Basically the HP Chromebook 11 will reformat your storage space and set you up with a fresh version of Chrome OS with developer privileges. Once you login with your Google account info, all of your settings, apps, and extensions will be re-downloaded, so there’s not much risk involved, but you will lose any files in your downloads directory, so make sure to back them up if you need them.

Also note that any time you reboot the Chromebook now, you’ll be greeted by the OS verification screen. You can either wait for it to go away or hit Ctrl + D to bypass it and boot into Chrome OS.

Open a terminal

Want to start mucking around once you’re in developer mode? Just hit Ctrl + Alt + T and you can open up a terminal windows. Type “shell” and you can start entering Unix/Linux style commands.

Boot from a USB drive

You can boot your computer from USB drive, but first you’ll need to enable support. Open a terminal window. Type “crossystem dev_boot_usb=1″ (without the quotes), and hit enter. Then reboot your device.

Plug in your flash drive, and this time when you see the OS verification menu, hit Ctrl+U to boot from the drive.

This won’t work with any old USB flash drive running Ubuntu or another operating system. You’ll need to have a drive with software that’s prepared to run on this system — but the good news is there’s a much easier way to get Ubuntu up and running by using Crouton to run it in a chroot environment.

Exit Developer mode

With great power comes great responsibility… you can now mess up your device’s disk partitions. Want to remove the temptation and go back to a normal Chrome OS environment?

Just reboot the device, but this time when you see the OS verification screen follow the on-screen instructions, starting with hitting the space bar.

This’ll re-install Chrome OS and remove your developer privileges.

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Lenovo Miix 10 tablet photos revealed, with seven kinds of color covers

In Computex Taipei in June, Lenovo officially unveiled a 10-inch Windows 8 Tablet PC Miix 10. Lenovo Miix 10 Tablet PC is with 10.1-inch display, 1366 x 768 resolution, dual-core Intel Atom processor and 64GB storage, its battery life is up to 10 hours. According to insiders, the device will also have seven-color covers to choose from.

Different from the previous ThinkPad2, Miix10 is more like a integrated version of Tablet 2, although it’s without the NFC and stylus features, it links the tablet and keyboard better. Meanwhile, Miix 10 also retains the front camera.

As to the sales price, Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 10 Tablet PC will be listed in the U.S. marketin the near future, the price is $ 500, and the Bluetooth keyboard is sold separately and it’s priced at $ 49.

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